The Crack

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  • Provenance

    Zeno X, Antwerp
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

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    Michaël Borremans, 'The Crack', Lot 162

    20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, 14 February

  • Catalogue Essay

    “I have always been attracted, even in Michaël’s earliest work, by his ability to condense a great deal of visual information into his paintings and still arouse the viewer’s curiosity. There is a lot of space in his work. That relates to his relationship with representation—are these paintings representational; are they non-representational; how do you paint something that doesn’t exist? That quality of openness is very much part of his attentive process to the act of making something”. Jeffrey Grove

162

The Crack

oil on panel
25.5 x 25.3 cm (10 x 9 7/8 in.)
Painted in 2004.

Estimate
£80,000 - 120,000 

sold for £150,000

Contact Specialist

Tamila Kerimova
Specialist, Head of Day Sale, Director, 20th Century & Contemporary Art

44 20 7318 4065
tkerimova@phillips.com

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 14 February 2020